flock is looking very lovely these days…

kudos to the amazing and wonderful erin, who has taken it upon herself to make our customers (and us!) swoon at the very sight of her fantastic displays! she is combing through workshop and flock leaving behind her little trails of loveliness…thanks erin!

Flock’s Class Schedule – MAY and JUNE 2011

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Cupcakes for Kids!
Sunday May 15, 2011
1:00pm-2:30pm
$25+HST

Join the talented and lovely Bri Plamondon for an afternoon of cake, icing, art and excitement! In this class Bri will help kids plan, create and consume (in moderation!) cupcakes to bring home for the whole family to enjoy! Please note that ingredients may contain traces of nuts and that students should bring an apron or old shirt to protect their clothes.
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Everyday Massage Class
Monday May 16, 2011
6:00pm-9:00pm
$40+HST

Join local RMT Rosanna Rebeccani for lessons in everyday massage! You can learn the basic skills for family massage, self massage and heat/cold therapy. Also an aromatherapy expert, Rosanna will guide you through the benefits of different scents and send you home with 3 bottles of massage oil!
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Grow Your Own Food: A Beginner’s Guide to Vegetable Gardening
Thursday May 19, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$30+HST

Ever wondered if you could grow your own food on your balcony? Flock’s own gardening expert Jennifer Whiteford has the answers for you! In this lecture Jennifer will teach you the skills you need to evaluate your space, decide what to grow, find the appropriate materials and get growing! You will leave the class with a booklet based on the lecture as well as some seeds to grow this summer!
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Adult Beginner Jewellery Class
Tuesday May 24, 2011
6:00-9:00pm
$45+HST

You can learn all of the basics of beaded jewellery making in less than 3 hours! Bridget Remai, co-owner of Flock Boutique, will take you through the basic tools and techniques required to make beaded jewellery. You should leave the class with between 4 and 8 finished pairs of earrings.
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Summer Fling Beginner Dress Making Class
Saturday May 28, 2011
9:30am-3:30pm
$100+HST

In this workshop, Heidi Laing will teach you to create your own easy-breasy summer dress that’s just as cute over your suit for a day at the beach as it is for strolling around town. This class is beginner friendly but some experience with a sewing machine is recommended. Please bring 2.5m of cotton fabric for your dress and a spool of matching all-purpose thread. All other materials are provided. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
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Pirate Adventures!
Sunday May 29, 2011
12:00pm-1:30pm
$25+HST
Suitable for ages 3-5

Yarrrr! Join Laura Fauquier on a pirate adventure! This imaginative afternoon will include games, crafts and lots of fun!
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Capes and Tutus
Thursday June 2, 2011
7:00pm-9:00pm
$40+HST

Make something special for the wee superhero and/or ballerina in your life in this 2-hour, beginner sewing class. Sign up to make EITHER a cape OR a tutu. All materials included. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
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Customized Throw Pillow
Sunday June 26, 2011
10:00am-2:00pm
$85+HST

Give your old couch a new lease on life with a new throw pillow! In this workshop, you will learn to make a zippered pillow-cover AND you’ll design your very own fabric using lino-cut stamps designed by you. All materials included. Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
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Scrapbooking for Kids!
Sunday June 19, 2011
1:00pm-3:00pm
Suitable for ages 9-12

Join Laura Fauquier for a guided tour into the world of scrapbooking. In this class students are encouraged to bring in their favourite personal photos, magazine images and other paper supplies to create their own special book!
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Baby Sling Class
Saturday June 11, 2011
2:00pm-4:00pm
$40+HST

Join local artist Louise Hayden to make your very own baby sling! In this class you will make a customized sling in a range of colours, fitted your size. The sling is a handy carrier to have and easy to pack. There will be some fabrics to choose from or, if you like you can bring your own (2 to 2.5 metres of a non-stretch medium to light weight fabric). Please let us know if you need a sewing machine or will be bringing your own.
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Classes will be held in Flock Boutique which is located at 1275 Wellington Street West. For questions or registration please call or email Flock at (613) 695-0834 and info@flockboutique.ca

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Flock Boutique is now hosting crafty parties!
Please email to enquire!

It’s my Party…

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Last night my 3 year old and her little 3 year old friend carlo hosted a 35th birthday party for her auntie april (seriously)! not surprisingly, the hit of the party was the lovely fabric banner we bought at Flock, handmade by ottawa’s own katie dutton. lovely katie!

the big road trip!

so christina and i picked up and headed to toronto last thursday in her dad’s fancy new shiny blue bullet like matrix (thanks dick!) to go and hang with our designers at the one of a kind show!

i could fill pages with trip details (like when we almost ran out of gas and ended up hitching to brockville with 40 pairs of candi factory undies and a box of eikcam ceramics) but instead i’ll just tell you all of the lovely goodies that we saw (and bought)!

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jennifer glasgow, lovely as ever and in desperate need of a pee break (those shows sure can be long!), was wearing her new jersey dress – super cute, kelly green, with huge pockets and a tree print…undeniably the pick of summer! we should be getting them soon!

candi factory

candance of candi factory surprised us this show by handing us a huge bag full of her amazing undies! she, as a mother of two (two!) is a busy lady and we were honoured to get them…come over and get yourself a pair, they are certainly back by popular demand!

eikcam

grace lee, the amazing ceramicist filling much of flock’s housewares section, also gave us a box of goodies – casserole dishes, vases and mugs with lovely and unusual prints…perfect for hosting this summer!

these are only a few of the fab items we brought back and had promised to us at the show – you’ll have to come in and see the rest for yourselves!

see you there!

xoxo
bridget
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